Room to grow

As consumer purse strings loosen, experts identify opportunities in Europe

As the U.S. economy moves slowly toward recovery, American consumers are feeling a bit more optimistic and are starting to open their wallets again at restaurants. But across the pond, consumers in many countries are still grappling with the impact of the economic crisis, and it’s having a dramatic effect on the restaurant industry, say officials at global market research firm The NPD Group.


The major European markets did show some early signs of improvement this year, buoying o

All access premium subscription

Why Upgrade your account?


NRN is your one-stop source for foodservice news and business intelligence. Upgrade today and get unlimited online access to all breaking news, in-depth analysis, data and tools. This includes digital versions of NRN flagship reports (Consumer Picks, Top 200) as well as Same Store Sales Data Tables, Quarterly Industry Snapshots and more.


Questions about your account or how to access content?
Contact: Desiree Torres [email protected]

Hide comments

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish